The Sunday Paper Blog

December 18, 2015

Recycled Cotton Papers from Repeat Paperie

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 19

Repeat Paperie handmade papers are created from 100% recycled materials, mostly old cotton clothing.

This allows us to offer very vibrantly colored, soft papers.

Once the papers are dry they are ready for …

December 17, 2015

Peace Tree Card

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 18

I designed this card several decades ago. I think it was for an assignment at the School of Visual Arts, where I took a few classes. I remember that my instructor was impressed!…

December 16, 2015

Twelve Months of PaperLove

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 17

Here are some papery prompts for the year ahead from Rachel Hazell, a book artist from Edinburgh, Scotland. Tag @paperhazell on Instagram to share your creations. I can’t wait to meet Rachel …

December 15, 2015

Snowflake Pop-Up Card

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 16

I have a confession and a challenge for you. The paper I picked for this project (Iridescent Ice Blue from GPC Papers) isn’t quite right. You have 4 small squares of …

December 14, 2015

Madeleine Durham Paste Papers

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 15

Madeleine Durham creates innovative paste papers. She enjoys working in a painterly fashion using a brush technique to create a contemporary flair for fine bookbinders, collage artists and crafters. Pigmented pastes allow her …

December 13, 2015

Watermarked Luminaria

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 14

I spent many a Christmas during my childhood in Northern New Mexico, and I always loved seeing the rooftops and drives lined with paper bag luminaria. Once I learned to make paper and …

December 12, 2015

Arnold Grummer’s® Celebrates 40 Years

The Sunday Paper #85 + 25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 13

Arnold Grummer’s® is a company which honors its’ founder by continuing to make excellent papermaking kits and supplies. Arnold lived and breathed papermaking, and he loved its’ blend …

December 11, 2015

Snowflake Gift Tag/Ornament

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 12

I love pockets and have developed several projects which utilize envelope “pockets”. When you cut out through the layers of the envelope and slip another paper inside, you get a cool gift tag …

December 10, 2015

HMP Deckle Shapes from Oblation Papers

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 11

When I moved to Portland, OR in the late 1990’s, I worked part-time at Oblation Papers & Press, a gorgeous stationery store in the Pearl District with a production paper mill and …

December 9, 2015

Ball Ornament

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 10

Before I had children (BC), I used to make at least 50 handmade cards every December. This was one of them – I made it with four strips of paper. Later I perfected …